It’s DIY season all year-round but these crafts are perfect and relevant for fall and of course, tea. Try out these fun, easy projects that are rewarding without being time consuming and very useful. All these crafts are valuable to have in your own home, or they also make wonderful party favors, housewarming presents, and gift ideas if you’re looking to gift a little something handmade with love. So go fix a cuppa of fall tea and get to crafting!
Sips by is a personalized tea discovery subscription. Each month, we match tea drinkers across the U.S. with delicious teas from over 150 global tea brands that we’re sure they’ll love. Members receive 4 teas chosen just for them in every box. Learn more here.
1. Tea Soap
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Tea soaps make beautiful gifts as well as fun weekend projects to stock up your beauty cabinet. As you may have seen from all our other blogs on tea beauty, tea has a multitude of health benefits and cleansing your body inside and out is definitely one of them. Possibly one of the best things about this craft is that it’s super easy - simply heat up the soap base, add in tea and essential oils, pour into a mold and let harden! That’s it! Check these crafty tutorials on how to make your own tea soap at Thirsty for Tea, A Pumpkin and a Princess, The Spruce, and Lulu the Baker.
Check out these fresh and fragrant teas perfect for making DIY tea soap.
2. Herbal Tea Blends
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Did you know you could concoct your own herbal tea blends? All you need are select combinations of herbs, mix ‘em all together, and done. You’ve got yourself your own specialized and personalized tea blends. Get creative and spread some love with quick and easy handmade gifts. Check out these wonderfully helpful tutorials at Mountain Rose Herbs, Brit + Co, A Delightful Home, Learning Herbs, and Wellness Mama. There are also plenty more if you just give “DIY Herbal Tea Blends” a Google search! If you find any other interesting tutorials, please link them in the comments so we can all check it out!
Mix and match these delicious herbal tea blends to find your perfect cup!
3. Tea Cozies
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These cozies are adorable and perfect for when the weather’s getting colder outside, making your tea cool down faster. These little cozies are functional and fashionable - an adorable way to adorn your teapot, teacup, or mug and spruce it up a bit. You can probably find some cute ones at the store, but handmade is always best. These, too, make adorable gifts to your tea lover friends and are simple crafts for those new to crochet or knitting. You can also find plenty of free sewing patterns like this one! Check out this list of free and easy crochet patterns at The Spruce. You can also find more by Google searching “free tea cozy pattern” or patterns for purchase on websites like Etsy!
Knit a cozy, warm sweater for these adorable tea mugs.
4. Tea Infused Candles
Do you ever wish you could keep breathing in the blissful scent of your favorite aromatic tea, even after you're finished drinking it? We're here to tell you that you can! You can use your favorite delicious-smelling tea to make a candle that will infuse your whole home with its scent. Plus, tea and candles are perfect for reducing stress and anxiety, so why not double the benefits? Learn how to DIY your own tea scented candles just in time for fall using this how-to guide. If you want to really impress your winter guests with these unique and exotic-scented candles, add a sprinkle of dried flowers or hide a crystal in the candle for a decorative surprise!
Infuse cozy fall scented candles with these aromatic teas that taste delicious and smell amazing.
FALL TEA SHOP
As you begin to feel that first hint of crispness in the air, you also catch a whiff of something in the breeze. Is that...could it be...cinnamon and pumpkin? The Fall Tea Shop has all of the pumpkin spice flavored teas your heart desires, along with other teas perfect for a cozy fall cup. Need a gift for the fall fanatic in your life? The Autumn Tea Collection is a super sized serving of fall tea flavors.
Interested in trying these teas and others? Subscribers receive 4 teas chosen just for them in every box. Learn more here.
About Sips by: We’re a female-founded and led startup that makes discovering tea fun, personalized, and affordable. The Sips by Box is the only multi-brand, personalized tea subscription box. Each month, we match tea drinkers across the U.S. with delicious teas from over 150 global tea brands that we’re sure they’ll love. Based out of Austin, Texas, we are adept at savoring a hot mug even when it’s seasonally inappropriate.